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The Museum of Ceramics

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This is a wonderful place! Well done exhibits and interesting local pottery history. A must for... read more

Reviewed 3 October 2018
East Liverpool,Ohio, United States
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What a Joy for a Ceramics Junkie!

You must start with the film, which explains the wonderful history of ceramics in Ohio and this... read more

Reviewed 31 August 2018
San Diego, California
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The Museum of Ceramics, which is operated by the Museum of Ceramics Foundation and the Ohio History Connection, houses an extensive collection of the wares produced in the city long known as "America's Crockery City" and "The Pottery Capital of the...more
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400 E 5th St, East Liverpool, OH 43920-3134
+1 800-600-7180
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Reviewed 3 October 2018 via mobile

This is a wonderful place! Well done exhibits and interesting local pottery history. A must for those interested in pottery collecting and history.

Date of experience: October 2018
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Reviewed 31 August 2018

You must start with the film, which explains the wonderful history of ceramics in Ohio and this area in particular. Then just make your way through. I really enjoyed it, but I wish there was more. Classes, lectures, anything to keep the public interested in...More

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank Charrie63
Reviewed 3 August 2018

I'm definitely not a ceramics aficionado, so I can't say for sure that the museum has anything that true experts would find interesting. Personally, though, I found the place fascinating, well kept, and -- frankly -- beautiful.

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank Emily Y
Reviewed 31 July 2018

It is handicapablity assecessible. I love the different type of ceramics. I enjoy free postcards. I am glad the cost was low on budget income.

Date of experience: July 2018
Thank glutenfreelinda
Reviewed 22 July 2018 via mobile

A very rewarding experience awaits those wanting to take in the sights and past history of the city. There are many examples of pottery manufacturing, including fine examples of the most treasured Lotus Ware. All in all a very in-depth look into the Pottery City...More

Date of experience: September 2017
Thank Cheryl J
Reviewed 9 July 2018

While visiting East Liverpool I decided to visit the MUSEUM OF CERAMICS. I enjoyed discovering how the history of this Ohio River town depended upon the growth of the pottery industry. Photos and a life-size diorama allow the visitor to develop a real appreciation of...More

Date of experience: July 2018
Thank Patricia H
Reviewed 29 January 2018

The Museum of Ceramics is a collection of so much of Ohio's history. Once East Liverpool had many factories that made the dishes for all the railroads, all the Fiesta Ware, and so many more lines both common and extraordinary. The museum has some fascinating...More

Date of experience: February 2017
Thank Jane M
Reviewed 30 November 2017 via mobile

What a great museum! It is in a beautiful old building, and you will leave knowing a great deal about the pottery industry and East Liverpool. The Lotus Ware is just stunning. This is great even if you are not a collector, but interested in...More

Date of experience: November 2017
Thank SherylB404
Reviewed 2 November 2017 via mobile

What an amazing two hours of exploring the history of crockery in East Liverpool Ohio. It’s hard to believe during its hey day Liverpool produced 50% of all of the crockery or pottery in the world. Over 40 companies produce pottery during that time. Because...More

Date of experience: November 2017
Thank Richard D
Reviewed 23 May 2017

Local ceramic history in a great museum downtown. There are many examples of local pottery and the history of the industry in the area is very well detailed.

Date of experience: May 2017
Thank Tom L
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